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TABLE 13
Complicated Deliveries3 by Age of Mother, Women's Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, 1964
Complicated Deliveries
Maternal Age
Deliveries
Number
Percent
15-19	1,521	203	13.3
20-24	6,193	693	11.2
25-29	5,956	832	14.0
30-34	2,835	445	15.7
35-39	1,294	257	19.9
40-44	444	104	12.4
45-49	47	10	21.3
	18,291	2,544	13.9
Includes placenta previa, antepartum hemorrhage, postpartum dystocia, abnormal presentation, fetal distress, toxemia.
Source: Perkin (54).
6-
5-
*    4-
E    3-
2-
Bangkhen
58
T 20
25
30
I 35
40
45
Maternal age
Figure 10. Variations in total number of live births with maternal age in Thai womer showing continuing fertility beyond age 35.
Sources:  Hawley and Prachuabmok (57), Cowgill et al. (58).own in Figure 10. Furthermore, we have been able to show from our own data (15, 56) the relatively high proportion of deliveries of a higher order of parity. In